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Nigeria’s Cinema Records N378 Million Revenue In The Month Of August

Nigeria’s Cinema Records N378 Million Revenue In The Month Of August

Nigeria’s Cinema Records N378 Million Revenue In The Month Of August

Nigeria’s Cinema Records N378 Million Revenue In The Month Of August

According to the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, the country’s cinemas sold 378 million tickets in August, bringing in N378 million.

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This information was provided in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria by Mr. Ope Ajayi, National President of CEAN.
According to Ajayi, the amount was a 28 percent increase over the N294 million earned in August 2021.

However, he said that compared to July, when N471 million was made, ticket sales fell by 19% in August.

“The 37 films shown in August realized over NGN378 million at the box office.

Nigeria’s Cinema Records N378 Million Revenue In The Month Of August

“13 Hollywood films accounted for 72.4 percent while 16 Nollywood films made a little over 22 percent.
He said the top five highest-grossing films in August were: Thur: Love and Thunder, Bullet Train, Beast, Hey you! and League of Surpets.

“Thor: Love and Thunder remained the highest-grossing, with N80 million in the month, which brings its lifetime revenue at Nigeria’s box office to over N350 million, as of 31st August,” he said.

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Ajayi said the films to be out in September were: Where the Crawdads Sing, Passport, Symphony, Inside Life, Finding Ireti, The Woman King, Ticket of Life, Ticket of Paradise, and Don’t Worry Darling.

Others are: Brotherhood, Smile/Tad He Lost Explorer and The, See How They Run, Choke, The Enforcer, Anikulapo, and Osorongo.

“September 2022 features two main blockbusters – ‘The Woman King’ and ‘Brotherhood’.

Nigeria’s Cinema Records N378 Million Revenue In The Month Of August

“Both have the potential to make September 2022 the best since the inception of the Nigerian box office, with revenues projected to hit N700 million, despite the high rate of rainfall recorded in several cities, especially Lagos.
“It is set to be a bit merrier in

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September when the legendary Viola Davies unleashes a brilliant performance in Sony’s new high-paced epic drama/thriller, ‘The Woman King’.

“So, if the green screen lovers think they saw action at its finest last month, then, wait for what is coming from the female warriors of ancient Dahomey,” he said.


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